Open, Get Ready! Public and Academic Libraries' Support for Open Education in Canada


This session will provide an overview of open educational resources (OER) and how current provincial initiatives are striving to lower education costs and increase access; as well as outline ways public libraries can support the open education movement. Join our discussion about how OER could be used to support the needs of public library patrons.
Learning objectives:

  • Understand the concept of OER and various provincial initiatives
  • Learn about the library’s role in the promotion and stewardship of OER
  • Understand how library staff can connect users to OER


Erik Christiansen

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